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Option to flag/tag/bookmark a certain question/answer so that any edits/answers/comments show up in my Global Inbox

Note: This is not a duplicate of Is there any way to favorite/bookmark an answer?, since I am asking specifically about receiving notifications, nor is it a duplicate of Adding Favorites to the Stack ...
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Inbox notification when a favourite question has new activity [duplicate]

I rarely visit my own profile to look at favourite questions with new activity. I'd like to have inbox notifications for this. Apparently it was once added, but later removed again. Can this be ...
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Why am I notified of 87 new favorite questions when I only have five favorites? [duplicate]

Imagine my surprise to go looking at my user profile on mSO and find out that I've somehow added 87 new favorite questions. Yet, upon looking at the favorites tab, I see only five favorites. What's ...
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Why does my favorite count vary on my profile?

Whenever I read a nice question, I used to mark it as a favorite question. Today, while I was looking at my profile's favorite section, it was as follows: Why does my favorite count vary on my ...
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Have Accepts on answers toggle favorite notification in user profile

It would be nice to have it so that after you add a question to your favorites, that it will be noted as 'changed' in your favorites list whenever it is accepted, i.e. treat accepting the same as an ...
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Follow favorite users question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to follow people’s activity? Is it like how we're favorite a question here for further reference. It's kind of twitter functionality that, the users, I'm ...
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How to subscribe to a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subscribe to others' questions For example I like a question like this and I want to know the new answers or comments on the question. Is there any way to subscribe to ...
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How can I receive notifications about favorite questions? [duplicate]

I have read many questions about the topic. Apparently if I favorite a question, I should get notifications about it, but it's currently not the case. Apparently, there is a checkbox in the prefs tab ...
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What is the point of stacking favorite notifications?

I noticed I have more notifications than favorites, which means that the notifications are stacked (in other words, there can be more than 1 notification per question). Here is my reasoning: Why do ...
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StackOverFlow complete notifier

I am looking for a complete stackoverflow notifier. Complete means: New questions arrived on our favorite tags Reputation change New badges New comments etc......... No problem, if it is a browser ...
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Why have emails from “Favorite Tags” subscription stopped?

I am subscribed to my Favorite Tags for delivery every 15 minutes. I have not received any emails from that filter in 14 hours, although looking at the filter at StackExchange shows plenty of new ...
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Is there a way to get notification on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do favorite questions work? Can I get “Notify” on selected question Mark questions to receive notifications and updates? Is there a way to get notification ...
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Favorites: it's not visible what questions were changed since the last visit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Detail Recent Favorite changes IMHO "Favorites" functionality is limited because there's no info about which questions were changed since my last check.
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Favorites new activity indicator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Detail Recent Favorite changes I am seeing notifications of activity for the favorites tab, just like this question describes: Why am I seeing notifications of activity on ...
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Why doesn't the Favourite Question option subscribe me to changes to the question?

The way I see it, the favourite button should be like a mechanism for you to follow a question without actually answer or contributing to it. So I think that whenever you hit Favourite on a question, ...
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Why do some sites notify me of favourite changes while others don't?

Also, what happened to this feature? It doesn't even appear on MSO any more, unless I'm looking in the wrong place.
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Bring back the Recent Activity option [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we have the /users/recent page back? Or an alternative summary page? When the Overlords of Stack Exchange decided to give us the dropdown and remove the Recent Activity ...
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Notification of updates to my favorite questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding Favorites to the Stack Exchange global inbox There was a feature previously in SE sites which used to show the "envelope" in yellow color whenever there is any update ...
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Detail Recent Favorite changes

So, the old envelope is dead. The huge Eeeek! What happened to my envelope? question has been deleted. Rest in Peace. Also, I know the new recent activity popup is still being refined. So, this post ...
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Where can I find recent changes of my favorites?

Ok, I don't want to debate UI changes here, but there's one thing I can't find back: when I click on the arrow, the popup shows me that there are a number of changes in questions I favorited: But ...
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What happens to migrated favorites?

Before I do my own investigation and/or testing, does anyone know off the top of their head what happens, for instance, if a question I marked as favorite on stack overflow is migrated to, say, ...
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How to differ between “Subscribe for notification” and “Favorite” question

My problem is Favorite button in questions. I want to use it as Favorite to book good questions or questions with good answers that I can later reference. But at the moment I more often using Favorite ...
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Can we see all followed questions on the user profile?

On the user account page, can we show one more tab with 'following' questions and list all those questions, and whenever there is any activity on that question, the follower can be informed though the ...
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Feature Request: Providing Notification for favorite questions

Would it be possible to add notification for favorite questions. Currently, I have to check back from to time for updates. Surely if I add something as favorite, I would want to receive notification ...
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How do I turn off “Favorite” Notification in Stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow users to opt-out of all favorite notifications The only solution, I have is Uunfavoring the topic Use Social Bookmarking Use Browser Bookmarking I was hoping that ...
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Why am I seeing notifications of activity on favorites?

Recently, I've started seeing notifications of changes to favorites in my recent activity page, even though I've checked the "I don't want notifications of activity on questions I've favorited" option....
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Notify about dupes of a favorite question when it has answers

If a post (A) is closed as a duplicate of another one (B), and post A has answers, people who have favorited post B should be notified because those answers may also be useful.
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Favorites Change junk

I keep getting notifications about favorites changing, but I've pored through all my stuff and don't see anything to tell me WHAT changed. Searched here, I do see others with this same quandary, many ...
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New favorites alert shown despite no favorite updates

Occasionally when I visit stackoverflow.com I see the "new favorites" alert. Clicking this takes me to the recent page where there are either no changes since my last visit or I have new reputation. ...
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Favorites change bug [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow users to opt-out of all favorite notifications I get notifications that my favorites have changed and when I open the link on the notification, an answer from a person ...
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Favourite changes notification

Has the favourite notifcation system changed? Now every time I visit SO or SF I get a notification about changes in a favourite question. I have before used the favourite star to mark posts I like ...
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favorite changes - removing favorites

Is anyone considering unfavoriting questions because of the "favorite changes notifications"? I really liked that the favorites was a list of questions I wanted to quickly access if needed but could ...
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Does Orange Bar also bump me for revision changes in answers on the question I've favorited?

I've favorited this code-golf question for a while, and few minutes ago I got alert about 1 favorite changes in Orange Bar, but when I clicked that there is no new items in my /user/recent/ID?tab=...
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Rename “favorite” questions to “subscribed” or “following”

In the light of the recently-added feature to automatically notify the user of any changes to "favorited" questions, this term "favorite" is becoming less and less accurate. Some users don't even ...
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Option to opt-out of certain favorite questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow users to opt-out of all favorite notifications I use favorites as a weird sort of global way of bookmarking questions. Some questions I do not want notifications for but ...